The view from the Premier Inn

The view from the Premier Inn

Isobel scopes out a WI stall in Sandbach Market

Isobel goes for some cakes

Scones and damson jam are procured

Sandbach's indoor market

An 1890 market sign

Outside Sandbach Market

The square outside the Black Bear

The Olde Black Bear, dated 1634

Isobel strides across the square near the Saxon Crosses

The Saxon crosses and the Crown pub, Sandbach

The 9th Century Saxon Crosses in the market place, Sandbach

Another view of the Saxon Crosses

Nosher's old school, Sandbach Grammar, with form room top, middle

Isobel thinks it's all a bit 'Harry Potter'

The walls of Conwy castle

Isobel climbs up into the wall

The town of Conwy in Wales

Isobel wanders the castle walls

Conwy Castle looms over the town

The imposing towers of Conwy Castle

Peering over the wall

The river at Conwy

Isobel peers over a wall

A tidal river, when the tide is out

A derelict garage in Conwy

Billington Brothers garage and Conwy Castle

A discarded rear axle

Thomas Telford's Menai suspension bridge

Telford's Bridge spans the Menai Straits between Wales and Anglesey

On the moors of Ynys Môn

Heathland near the lighthouse, which is just peeping over the cliff

Isobel walks to the South Stack kitchen

A crenelated bird hide

South Stack

Some dude does a bit of rock climbing

South Stack Lighthouse

Dramatic cliffs at South Stack, Anglesey

It's busy around the bird hide

Walkers congregate on the cliffs

The road heads away from South Stack

The queue of cars at Holyhead ferry terminal

The Stena catamaran ferry starts loading

On the Stena's car deck

Boats in Holyhead harbour

A boat rounds the end of the breakwater at Holyhead

The car deck again

Cars exiting at Dun Laoghaire are sprayed for Foot and Mouth